Patrick O'Brien

Dovetail Facilitator



Patrick is one of the most experienced facilitators of organizational change in the Twin Cities area. He began his practice in 1981 and is recognized for applying creativity and a focus on the whole person to his work with individuals and groups facing change. He is dedicated to building healthy and successful organizations in all sectors. He is particularly skillful in coaching leaders to become wiser and more knowledgeable in their roles. Patrick also works with his wife of 34 years, Diana, to guide couples in creating more harmonious and purposeful relationships. Previous to his consulting work, Patrick founded The Malt Shop restaurants in Minneapolis. Patrick holds a B.A. degree in Social Work from Augsburg College in Minneapolis. He is a co-founder of Growing Edge Facilitation.